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The Philosophy of Elizabeth Anscombe

Roger Teichmann


One of the most important philosophers of recent times, Elizabeth Anscombe wrote books and articles on a wide range of topics, including the ground-breaking monograph Intention. This book studies Anscombe's philosophical oeuvre. It presents Anscombe's main ideas, bringing out their interconnections, elaborating and discussing their implications, pointing out objections and difficulties, and aims to give a unified overview of her philosophy. Many of Anscombe's arguments are relevant to contemporary debates, and on a number of topics, what Anscombe has to say constitutes a powerful alternative t ... More

Keywords: Intention, ethics, mind, metaphysics, language, modern moral philosophy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780199299331
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2008 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299331.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Roger Teichmann, author
St Hilda's College, Oxford
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